Endings, Openings, a Taste of the Middle

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by IM Jeremy Silman, NM Mike Arne

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"Endings, Openings, a Taste of the Middle" begins with some endgame basics and proceeds to an in-depth coverage of king and pawn endings. We have also thrown in some opening challenges.

Lessons:

#LessonCategoryRatingMy Score
EOT001 Triangulation Endgames 1300 -
EOT002 Basic Draw: King and Pawn vs. King Endgames 1000 -
EOT003 King & Pawn Vs King: Attacker's King in Front of Pawn Endgames 1200 -
EOT004 Outflanking Endgames 1400 -
EOT005 Distant Opposition Endgames 900 -
EOT006 Basic Mate: King and Two Bishops vs. King Endgames 1400 -
EOT007 Basic Mate: King, Bishop and Knight vs. King Endgames 1400 -
EOT008 The opening Openings 900 -
EOT009 Popular Opening: Ruy Lopez Openings 1200 -
EOT010 Popular Opening: Queen's Gambit Declined Openings 1200 -
EOT011 Opening: King's Gambit Accepted Openings 1100 -
EOT012 Opening trap: The Petroff Defense Openings 1400 -
EOT013 Common Junior Opening: The Giuoco Pianissimo Openings 1300 -
EOT014 Popular Opening: The Sicilian Defense Openings 1400 -
EOT015 Popular Opening: French Defense Openings 1300 -
EOT016 Popular Opening: Caro-Kann Defense Openings 1600 -
EOT017 All the rage: Scotch Opening Openings 1500 -
EOT018 The risky Center Counter Defense Openings 1400 -
EOT019 The King's Indian Defense Openings 1600 -
EOT020 The hypermodern Grunfeld Defense Openings 1600 -
EOT021 The ever popular Nimzo-Indian Defense Openings 1600 -
EOT022 The Queen's Indian Defense Openings 1400 -
EOT023 The positional English Opening Openings 1600 -
EOT024 The Reti Opening Openings 1600 -
EOT025 The bizarre Orangutan Opening Openings 1500 -
EOT026 Bird's Opening Openings 1600 -
EOT027 The strange case of Alekhine's Defense Openings 1500 -
EOT028 Spassky-Torre, Hamburg, 1982: Openings 1600 -
EOT029 Space Strategy 1500 -
EOT030 The Beginnings of Space Openings 1100 -
EOT031 Good Doubled Pawns Strategy 1300 -
EOT032 Bad Doubled Pawns Strategy 1200 -
EOT033 Pawn Chains Strategy 1700 -
EOT034 Development Openings 1300 -
EOT035 Development, time and tempo Openings 1700 -
EOT036 Silman's Pawn Pointing Theory Strategy 1500 -
EOT037 Basic Opposition Endgames 1100 -
EOT038 Distant Opposition Endgames 800 -
EOT039 Distant Opposition Endgames 700 -
EOT041 Rectangular Opposition Endgames 1400 -
EOT042 Basic Diagonal Opposition Endgames 900 -
EOT043 Basic Diagonal Opposition Endgames 700 -
EOT045 Rectangular Opposition Endgames 1100 -
EOT046 Distant Diagonal Opposition Endgames 700 -
EOT047 Rectangular Opposition Endgames 800 -
EOT049 Basic Diagonal Opposition Endgames 700 -
EOT050 Rectangular Opposition Endgames 800 -
EOT051 Distant Opposition Endgames 700 -
EOT052 Basic Diagonal Opposition Endgames 800 -
EOT054 Basic Triangulation Endgames 1200 -
EOT056 Distant Opposition Endgames 700 -
EOT057 Rectangular Opposition Endgames 900 -
EOT058 King and pawn versus King Endgames 800 -
EOT059 Outside Passed Pawn Endgames 800 -
EOT060 The Square of the Pawn Endgames 900 -
EOT061 Outside Passed Pawn Endgames 800 -
EOT062 King and pawn versus King Endgames 800 -
EOT064 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1100 -
EOT065 King and Rook pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT066 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT068 King and pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT069 King and pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT070 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT071 King and pawn versus King Endgames 800 -
EOT073 Black's King reaches f1, g1 or h1 by force! Endgames 1300 -
EOT074 Distant Opposition Endgames 800 -
EOT075 Basic Triangulation Endgames 1100 -
EOT076 Rectangular Opposition Endgames 1100 -
EOT077 Basic Diagonal Opposition Endgames 1100 -
EOT079 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1200 -
EOT080 Distant Opposition Endgames 900 -
EOT081 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1200 -
EOT082 King and pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT083 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT085 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1400 -
EOT086 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1100 -
EOT087 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT088 King and pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT089 Distant Opposition Endgames 1000 -
EOT090 King and Rook-pawn versus King Endgames 1200 -
EOT091 King and Rook pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT092 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1600 -
EOT093 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT094 King and pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT095 King and Rook-pawn versus King and Rook-pawn Endgames 800 -
EOT096 King and Rook pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT097 King and Rook-pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT098 King and two doubled pawns versus lone King Endgames 1600 -
EOT099 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT100 King and two doubled pawns versus lone King Endgames 1000 -
EOT101 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT102 King and tripled Rook-pawns versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT103 King and Rook-pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT104 King and Rook pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT105 King and two pawns versus King Endgames 1500 -
EOT106 King and tripled Rook-pawns versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT107 King and pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT109 Basic Diagonal Opposition Endgames 1300 -
EOT110 King and two pawns versus King Endgames 1200 -
EOT111 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT112 King and two disconnected passers vs. King Endgames 1300 -
EOT113 The Square of the Pawn Endgames 900 -
EOT114 King and two disconnected passed pawns vs. King Endgames 1000 -
EOT115 The Square of the Pawn Endgames 900 -
EOT116 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 800 -
EOT117 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 1400 -
EOT118 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 900 -
EOT119 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 900 -
EOT120 The Square of the Pawn Endgames 1000 -
EOT121 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 1800 -
EOT122 King and pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT123 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1100 -
EOT124 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1200 -
EOT125 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 1000 -
EOT127 Basic Diagonal Opposition Endgames 1200 -
EOT128 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 1000 -
EOT129 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 1100 -
EOT130 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT131 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT133 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 1500 -
EOT134 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1300 -
EOT136 Distant Opposition Endgames 1000 -
EOT137 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 1100 -
EOT138 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1100 -
EOT139 King and pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT140 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1100 -
EOT141 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1300 -
EOT142 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1100 -
EOT144 Black's King reaches f1, g1 or h1 by force! Endgames 1300 -
EOT145 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1300 -
EOT146 King and pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT147 Distant Opposition Endgames 900 -
EOT148 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1000 -
EOT149 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1300 -
EOT150 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1300 -
EOT151 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 900 -
EOT153 Distant Opposition Endgames 1100 -
EOT154 Rectangular Opposition Endgames 1300 -
EOT155 Basic Diagonal Opposition Endgames 1000 -
EOT156 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1400 -
EOT158 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 1100 -
EOT159 Distant Opposition Endgames 900 -
EOT160 Basic Diagonal Opposition Endgames 1100 -
EOT161 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1300 -
EOT162 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1000 -
EOT163 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 900 -
EOT164 King and Rook pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT165 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1900 -
EOT166 King and Rook pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT167 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1000 -
EOT168 Basic Triangulation Endgames 1200 -
EOT170 Basic Diagonal Opposition Endgames 1100 -
EOT171 Distant Opposition Endgames 1100 -
EOT172 Rectangular Opposition Endgames 1400 -
EOT173 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1400 -
EOT174 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1200 -
EOT175 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1300 -
EOT176 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1100 -
EOT178 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1100 -
EOT179 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1100 -
EOT180 Basic Diagonal Opposition Endgames 1200 -
EOT181 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1100 -
EOT182 King and tripled Rook-pawns versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT183 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 900 -
EOT184 King and two pawns versus King Endgames 1300 -
EOT185 King and pawn versus King Endgames 800 -
EOT186 King and two pawns vs. King and one Endgames 1500 -
EOT188 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1100 -
EOT189 King and pawn versus King Endgames 900 -
EOT190 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1400 -
EOT191 King and two pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1500 -
EOT192 King and two pawns vs. King and one Endgames 1200 -
EOT194 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1200 -
EOT195 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1200 -
EOT196 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT197 King and two pawns versus King and pawn Endgames 1500 -
EOT198 King and two pawns vs. King and one Endgames 1100 -
EOT199 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT200 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT201 King and Rook-pawn versus King Endgames 1200 -
EOT202 King and two doubled pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1300 -
EOT203 King and two doubled pawns versus lone King Endgames 1200 -
EOT204 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT205 King and doubled pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1200 -
EOT206 King and two doubled pawns versus lone King Endgames 1100 -
EOT207 King and doubled pawns vs. King and pawn Endgames 1900 -
EOT208 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 1000 -
EOT209 King and doubled pawns vs. King and one Endgames 1000 -
EOT210 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1000 -
EOT211 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1100 -
EOT212 King and three pawns vs. King and three pawns Endgames 1400 -
EOT213 King and three pawns vs. King and three pawns Endgames 1000 -
EOT214 King and three pawns vs. King and three pawns Endgames 1100 -
EOT215 King and three pawns vs. King and three pawns Endgames 1100 -
EOT216 King and Pawn versus King Endgames 1100 -
EOT217 King and pawn versus King Endgames 1200 -
EOT218 Outside passed pawn Endgames 1400 -
EOT219 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 1000 -
EOT220 King and pawn vs. King and pawn Endgames 1100 -
EOT221 Tactical pawn endgame Endgames 1000 -
EOT222 King and three pawns vs. King and three pawns Endgames 1000 -
EOT223 Outside passed pawn Endgames 1000 -
EOT224 King and two pawns vs. lone King Endgames 1400 -
EOT225 Center Pawn on the Seventh vs. Queen Endgames 1500 -
EOT226 Queen vs. King and Rook pawn on the seventh Endgames 1300 -
EOT227 Rook pawn vs. Queen and close King Endgames 1800 -
EOT228 Queen vs. Bishop Pawn Endgames 1400 -
EOT229 Bishops of opposite colors in a middlegame Strategy 1800 -
EOT230 Opposite colored Bishops and one pawn vs. none Endgames 1300 -
EOT231 Opposite colored Bishops endgame advice Endgames 1400 -
EOT232 Opposite colored Bishops with two extra pawns Endgames 1700 -
EOT233 Bishops of opposite colors. How to advance pawns Endgames 1400 -
EOT234 Lucena Position Endgames 1700 -
EOT235 Philidor's Position Endgames 1900 -
EOT236 The passive Rook Endgames 1900 -
EOT237 Rooks Belong Behind Passed Pawns! Endgames 1400 -
EOT238 Rook behind the passed pawn Endgames 1100 -
EOT239 (Active) Rook and Pawn Ending Endgames 2100 -
EOT240 The Deadly skewer Endgames 1200 -
EOT241 Bishop and Rook Pawn of Wrong Color Endgames 1100 -
EOT242 Same Color Bishops Endgames 1500 -
EOT243 Bishop and Pawn vs. Lone King Endgames 1000 -
EOT244 Bishop and center-pawn vs. lone King Endgames 1100 -
EOT245 Knight and rook-pawn vs. lone King Endgames 1000 -
EOT246 Knight and rook-pawn on the sixth Endgames 1500 -